Catalysts of the Climate Economy National Innovation Summit 2017: Spark Speech - Incubating and Accelerating New Business Ventures

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Spark Speeches Lead innovators share Climate Economy innovation success stories, then speculate: what’s next? Participants respond with ideas on next economic opportunities.

How would you revolutionize the energy system through distributed generation and how would that transform the national economy?

Moderated by Ellen Kahler, Executive Director, Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund

William Generett is President and CEO of Urban Innovation21

Ellen Kahler, Executive Director of the Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund nurtures the sustainable development of Vermont’s economy by providing business assistance, network development, research and financing in agriculture and food system, forest product, waste management, renewable energy, and the climate economy sectors.

Dr. Emily Reichert serves as Chief Executive Officer of Greentown Labs, the largest clean technology startup incubator in the United States.

Marilyn Waite of Energy, Village Capital has worked across four continents in venture investment, startups, and renewable and nuclear energy, her vision is a world where sustainability values of social cohesion, environmental consciousness, intergenerational equity, and economic health drive decision-making and business practices.

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1 Saturday October 21, 2017 at 11:30 PM
2 Sunday October 22, 2017 at 4:30 AM
3 Sunday October 22, 2017 at 10:30 AM
4 Thursday October 26, 2017 at 11:00 PM
5 Friday October 27, 2017 at 4:00 AM
6 Friday October 27, 2017 at 10:00 AM
7 Saturday December 9, 2017 at 5:10 PM
8 Wednesday January 10, 2018 at 4:00 PM
9 Thursday January 11, 2018 at 3:00 PM


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